Date: Fri Mar 19 2004 - 15:57:43 EST
Quoting Peter Kirk <email@example.com>:
> I don't think it affects Irish, unless you want to be dotless Marıon ın
> Irısh even when usıng a non-Gaelıc font. The consensus on the list seems
> to be that Irish should be written with a normal i character and the dot
> removed in particular fonts.
That's exactly the point. When the dot-convention for lenition is being used,
the "i" should never be dotted, even when using a non-Gaelic font, because
there's no such thing as a lenited "i" in Irish.
It's not a character-glyph issue.
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